Coach, Rowan Vessey

Coach Rowan is joining NSJ for her fourth season coaching. A former diver for NSJ, she also loves cheerleading and playing the guitar in her free time. Rowan, a graduate of Marriotts Ridge High School, currently attends Michigan State University and is excited for another great season of dive!

Coach, Paige Citro

With a natural love for the water, Paige learned to swim as a baby and developed her love for dive when she joined the NSJ dive team at the early age of 7. She never looked back! Paige is a 2023 graduate from Marriott’s Ridge and attends Randolph-Macon College where she enjoys playing soccer and lacrosse. Paige is also a lifeguard, CPR, and First Aid certified. She is excited to be returning for her third season as a coach! We are happy to have Paige as a part of our Dive Team family!

Coach, John Walker

John has been diving on the NSJ dive team since the age of 6 and on the UMBC club dive team from the age of 9.  He loves the competitiveness of the sport, learning new dives, and the friends he has made over the years.  John is a coach for the UMBC club dive team, a lifeguard, and CPR / First Aid certified. He is a senior year at Mt. Hebron High School and will be entering college in the fall. We are happy to have John as a dive coach this summer!

Coach, Olivia Bashura

Olivia has been on the NSJ dive team since she was 9. She is a 2023 Mt. Hebron High School graduate and is studying astronomy at University of Delaware. She enjoys reading, writing, listening to music, and playing any type of sport, including diving and softball. She is very excited to be a NSJ dive coach this summer!

Coach, Sean Kelly

Sean is a middle school math teacher, former member of the NSJ dive team, former NSJ lifeguard and manager, and an extremely enthusiastic coach! Sean works hard to be sure divers are working to their potential.  This will be Sean’s eight year coaching. Although he will not be with the team full-time, he will be making frequent guest appearances to help coach the NSJ team!

Dive Team Director, Susan Walker

Susan has been part of the dive community since 2012 when her son John started flipping off the NSJ diving boards, the rest is history. She has been supportive of the NSJ and CMDL diving communities, as well as volunteered in many roles with the dive team, including being a judge and a referee during the dive meets.  This is Susan’s second year as Dive Team Director and she’s excited to work with our awesome coaches, encourage the new and returning divers, continue to build the team, and have a great summer!